Former President Ford at School of Public Policy
Former President and University alum Gerald Ford will speak
today at 11 a.m. at the Indoor Track Building for ceremonial
groundbreaking of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public
Policy’s new Joan and Sanford Weill Hall. Ford will be
accompanied by his wife Betty, sons Jack, Mike and Steve and
The public policy school, named after Ford, will relocate to the
new facility on the corner of State and Hill streets once
construction is completed.
Music exec talks on entertainment industry
Happy Walters, chief executive officer and founder of Immortal
Records and University alum, will be at the Business School today
to speak with students about the entertainment industry. Walters,
who has worked with Cypress Hill, Korn, Method Man, Kanye West and
Rage Against the Machine, will be in room D1276 of Davison Hall
from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Parking lot access restricted; Beal Avenue closed
The parking lots on the athletic campus between the Canham
Natatorium and the baseball stadium will be reserved all of today
for event parking. Tomorrow and Sunday, Beal Avenue will also be
closed between Bonisteel Boulevard and the parking lot near the
Institute of Science and Technology.
Radio reported stolen, later found to be misplaced
An employee from the University’s Plant Department
reported that a hand-held radio was taken from the elevator shop on
326 Hoover Avenue, according to the Department of Public Safety.
The radio was later recovered after the employee noticed that it
had been misplaced, DPS reports.
Ambulance helps person with breathing problems
DPS reports that a staffer at the MedRehab building on Briarwood
Circle requested an ambulance because a subject was having trouble
breathing. Assistance was provided.
Group witnessed damaging parking lot gate arm
A caller told DPS that she witnesses a group of four people
damage the gate arm on the back side of the Church Street parking
This Day In Daily History
Faculty Senate encourages quality in enrollment
Nov. 12, 1957 — The Faculty Senate agreed that educational
standards at the University should not be sacrificed in order to
increase capacity of enrolled students.
“Both faculty members and administration representatives
were in agreement that the University’s strength is in its
quality and this should be kept foremost when adjusting to future
needs,” said Prof. George McEwen of the engineering English
The faculty retains ultimate control over admissions through a
policy-setting board for the admissions office, University Director
of Admissions Clyde Vroman explained.
An article on Page 1A of yesterday’s Daily should have
said SAFE Walk will accompany students for walks of up to 20
minutes or one mile driving distance.